<![CDATA[NBC 6 South Florida - ]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcmiami.com/feature/late-night-on-nbc http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+6+LOGO+GOOGLE.png NBC 6 South Florida http://www.nbcmiami.comen-usFri, 28 Jul 2017 02:53:15 -0400Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:53:15 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Late Night' Writers Respond to Trump's Military Ban]]> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:51:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-27-at-4.19.49-AM.jpg

Four "Late Night" writers draw from their own unique backgrounds to respond to President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people in the military.

<![CDATA['Late Night': A Look at Trump's Relationship With Sessions]]> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 02:51:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/trump-sessions-meyers.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a look at President Donald Trump's increasingly tense relationship with Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon, Rhett and Link Eat Dog Food Hot Dogs]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:58:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-27-at-3.57.17-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon sits down with "Good Mythical Morning's" Rhett & Link for one of their popular "Will It?" segments, this time testing if sushi, soup, edible underwear and dog food make tasty hot dogs.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon, Transgender Comedian Talk Military Ban]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 03:13:36 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-27-at-3.14.14-AM.jpg

In his opening monologue, Jimmy Fallon talks with transgender comedian Patti Harrison about President Donald Trump's decision to ban transgender people from the military.

<![CDATA[Transgender Comedian Challenges Trump's Military Ban]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:41:42 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-27-at-2.44.54-AM.jpg

President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military has drawn criticism from both sides of the aisle on Capitol Hill, and late Wednesday it drew backlash from a “Tonight Show correspondent," who is a transgender comedian. 

After introducing news of the ban to his audience, host Jimmy Fallon welcomed Patti Harrison to offer her opinion and take on president’s decision. 

And she held nothing back. 

“As a trans person, it’s hard to articulate exactly how I feel,” Harrison told Fallon. “But I guess if I had to describe it I’d say, ‘Donald you’re so stupid. You are so stupid -- you're lucky you're so hot.'” 

Earlier Wednesday, Trump took to Twitter to announce a major policy change in the U.S. military, saying that "the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military."

He reasoned that the government "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," though studies have refuted those claims.

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, said Thursday in a memo to all military service chiefs, commanders and enlisted military leaders that there will be no modifications" for now to current policy allowing all transgender people to serve openly. Nothing will change until Defense Secretary Jim Mattis receives the president's "direction" then issues "implementation guidance," he said. 

While talking with Fallon, Harrison said that perhaps the president just isn’t well-informed about the LGBTQ community. 

“I don’t even think Trump knows what transgender means,” she said. “He probably thinks transgender people are those cars that turn into robots.” 

The comedian then defended the “amazingly brave trans people” who should be able to join the military, as well as those who are already serving or who have in the past. She gave a shoutout to Kristin Beck, a retired Navy SEAL who served for 22 years and earned numerous medals, including the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. 

Harrison concluded by challenging Trump’s notion that transgender service members cause a disruption in the armed forces. 

“I get it,” she said. “If you constantly draw attention to yourself, spend all day distracting everyone and cost taxpayers millions of dollars, the perfect job for you isn’t the military, it’s the president of the United States.”

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<![CDATA[Fallon and Meyers: This Week's Guest Lists]]> Mon, 15 May 2017 11:44:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/fallon_generic.jpg

Mark your calendars and set your DVRs: The following are this week's guests on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers." 


Monday, May 15: Michael Fassbender, Jeffrey Tambor, Weezer

Tuesday, May 16: Matthew Perry, Jon Glaser, Fall Out Boy

Wednesday, May 17: Kerry Washington, Tim Tebow, David Crosby

Thursday, May 18: Dwayne Johnson, Ellie Kemper, Charlie Puth


Monday, May 15: Tracy Morgan, Michael McKean, Sen, Ben Sasse

Tuesday, May 16: Jennifer Hudson, Horatio Sanz, David Mandel

Wednesday, May 17: Naomi Watts, Jank Azaria, BNQT

Thursday, May 18: Jeffrey Tambor, Debra Messing, Michael Barbaro

(These listings are subject to change and additions will be made. Check back regularly for updates.)

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<![CDATA['Tonight': Charades with Biel, Bomer, Ballerini]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 03:37:12 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-26-at-3.38.16-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon and Jessica Biel team up against Matt Bomer and Kelsea Ballerini in a competitive game of charades.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Dads Compete in World of Dad Dance Contest]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:44:21 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-26-at-3.31.19-AM.jpg

"Tonight Show" writer Arthur heads outside 30 Rock to find some brave dads willing to show off their best dance moves while their kids watch.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Fred Savage Really Likes Watching 'This Is Us']]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 03:28:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-26-at-3.26.08-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers chats with Fred Savage, who explains why he would rather sit in his hotel and watch "This Is Us" than hang out with his co-stars.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Checking in on the Opioid Crisis]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 03:25:24 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-26-at-3.25.36-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a break from the breaking news to check in on the opioid crisis and what lawmakers, including President Donald Trump, are doing about it.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Jane Lynch Travels With Everything in Her Bra]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:04:07 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-25-at-4.04.46-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers chats with Jane Lynch, who shows off her special hack for carrying items while traveling.

<![CDATA['Late Night': A Look at Kushner's Statement on Russia Ties]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:00:13 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-25-at-4.00.52-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a look at the recent statements by Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law- and senior adviser, who said he "did not collude" with Russia.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Metz Had 81 Cents When She Joined 'This Is Us']]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 03:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-25-at-3.46.30-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon chats with Chrissy Metz, who shares how she didn't even have enough money to get gas on her way to audition for "This Is Us." 

<![CDATA['Tonight': Best Son Challenge With Rob Lowe]]> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 03:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-25-at-3.44.30-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon asks Rob Lowe's sons Matthew and John Owen a series of random questions about their dad to determine which son knows him best.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Jenna Tatum Teaches Jimmy the 'Tatum Body Roll']]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:18:04 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/226*120/Screen+Shot+2017-07-22+at+1.28.59+AM.png

"World of Dance" host and mentor Jenna Dewan Tatum shares the time she fell off a stage while backup dancing for Janet Jackson's All for You tour.

<![CDATA['Tonight' First Drafts of Rock: 'Blowin' in the Wind']]> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:08:54 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2017-07-22+at+1.28.08+AM.png

First Drafts of Rock takes a look at the original version of Peter, Paul and Mary's cover of Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind," featuring Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick and Jimmy Fallon.

<![CDATA[Phelps Teases 'Awesome' Shark Race on 'Tonight']]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:16:00 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-588641322.jpg

The world is standing by, waiting for the greatest Olympic swimmer of all time to finally meet his match — the great white shark. Ahead of a 100-meter race that kicks off Discovery Channel’s beloved Shark Week, Phelps visited “The Tonight Show” Thursday to reveal some details of the anticipated showdown.

Though great whites may haunt the imaginations of other land dwellers, Phelps seemed excited by his close encounters with the ocean predators, explaining that he had been fascinated with sharks from a young age.

And Phelp's well-informed love for the animals certainly showed while the 32-year-old chatted with "Tonight" host Jimmy Fallon.

Phelps, sporting a temporary shark tattoo, calmly explained that for the previously recorded stunt, Discovery pitted him against a great white that was “only about 8 feet.” (The average length of a great white is 15 feet, according to National Geographic.)

“Oh, is that it?” Fallon joked. 

Nevertheless, Discovery has promised a dramatic event. The network dubbed the face-off: “The battle for ocean supremacy,” with Phelps taking on the shark off the coast of South Africa. 

Yes, gold went up against white in the open ocean instead of in, say, adjoining pool lanes as Phelps is accustomed to. 

The shark was timed swimming for 100 meters in one area, while Phelps was timed swimming separately in another area with safety divers around him. 

The individual set ups were about more than just safety though, Phelps explained to Fallon, highlighting the challenges of competing against a wild animal. 

Sharks likely wouldn’t swim all 100 meters at full speed, which can top out at 15 miles per hour in short bursts, according to National Geographic. However, they have been reported to hit bursts of 25 or even 35 miles per hour, as Phelps noted. 

To compare, Phelps said he clocks in about 6 miles per hour in a normal race.

Also, great whites rarely swim in straight paths. Phelps said Discovery had to do its best to record the animal for an accurate and fair race, though the technical details have been kept under wraps before the air date.

So while it may not look exactly like an Olympic meet to home viewers, Phelps promised the race “was awesome.”

To further level the playing field, Phelps explained that he donned an especially buoyant wetsuit, one that allowed him to float more easily in the water. 

The athlete also strapped a man-made mono-fin to his feet. “So I could swim like a shark,” he said. 

Phelps kept coy with Fallon about just how much faster he propelled through the water with the fin. However, he told USA Today last week that he likely hit 8 to 10 miles per hour — impressive for a mere human but still slower than what his opponent is capable of.

Can a trained, 28-medal Olympian measure up to an evolved ocean predator? Only time will tell. “Phelps Vs. Shark” airs Sunday, July 23, at 8 p.m. ET on Discovery.

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File
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<![CDATA['Late Night': Gervais Once Nursed a Squirrel Back to Health]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:15:03 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-21-at-6.11.38-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers sits down with Ricky Gervais, who talks about his love of nature and the one time he nursed a sick squirrel back to health.

<![CDATA['Late Night' Closer Look at Trump Turning on Sessions]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:03:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/late-night-turmp-sessions.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a look at a recent interview President Donald Turmp gave to the New York Times, in which he seemed to turn on his attorney general, Jeff Sessions.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Dance Battle With Charlize Theron]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:58:35 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-21-at-5.58.03-AM.jpg

Charlize Theron and Jimmy Fallon take turns using the dance move generator to make up random dances on the spot, like the "Slap the Giraffe" and the "Double Kayak."

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon's Favorite #MyFamilyIsWeird Hashtags]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 05:54:47 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/hashtags-jimmy-fallon.jpg

Jimmy Fallon reads the best viewer tweets with the hashtag #MyFamilyIsWeird.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Queen Latifah Doesn't Like to Die in Movies]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:34:48 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-20-at-5.52.57-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers sits down with Queen Latifah, who explains why she started including death clauses in her film contracts.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Closer Look at the Failed GOP Health Plan]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:07:58 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-20-at-6.08.24-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a look at how President Donald Trump and the GOP are doing after their latest attempt to replace "Obamacare" failed.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Harry Styles Takes Over Fallon's Desk]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:46:33 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-20-at-5.45.31-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon has Harry Styles make a special wish, before the singer takes over the host's desk.

<![CDATA['Tonight': White Walker and Other Good, Bad, Great Names]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:41:28 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Jimmy-Fallon-Desk.jpg

Jimmy Fallon shows that what makes a good name for one thing might make a bad name for something else.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Checking in With Trump's EPA]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:31:57 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-19-at-4.32.48-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers takes a break from the all the breaking news to check in with how the Trump Administration's Environmental Protection Agency is doing.

<![CDATA['Late Night': NY Attorney General Talks Suing Trump]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:28:55 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-19-at-4.29.42-AM.jpg

Seth Meyers sits down with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to talk about that time he sued Donald Trump over his now-defunct Trump University.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Jada Pinkett Smith Toured a Swamp With Will Smith]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:23:49 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-19-at-4.24.38-AM.jpg

Jada Pinkett Smith explains how she ended up on a public New Orleans swamp tour with her husband Will Smith, thanks to her "Girls Trip" co-star Tiffany Haddish's love of Groupon.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Catchphrase With Pinkett Smith, DeHaan, Ora]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:19:25 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2017-07-19-at-4.19.39-AM.jpg

Jimmy Fallon teams up with Jada Pinkett Smith against Dane DeHaan and Rita Ora for a game of Catchphrase. 

<![CDATA['Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump Jr.'s Russian Meeting]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:13:18 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/214*120/ScreenShot2017-07-18at6.11.29AM.jpg

Seth Meyers catches up on the news surrounding President Donald Trump, including his recent trip to France and revelations about his son Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russians.

<![CDATA['Late Night': Maya Rudolph Plays Basket o' Wigs]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:02:20 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/ScreenShot2017-07-18at5.55.33AM.jpg

Seth Meyers sits down with Maya Rudolph, who tries out her new Ivanka Trump impression and tries on various wigs for different characters.

<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon Counts How Long Trump Shook Macron's Hand]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:55:08 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/tsjf-monologue-032517.jpg

In his opening monologue, Jimmy Fallon discusses World Emoji Day and President Donald Trump's recent trip to France.

Photo Credit: Tonight Show/NBCUniversal]]>
<![CDATA['Tonight': Fallon Plays Songs You Should Avoid Online]]> Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:49:30 -0400 http://media.nbcmiami.com/images/213*120/FALLON_GettyImages-528518222.jpg

Jimmy Fallon highlights some music you may not want to play, including Cool Company's "Call You Back" and Philippe Katerine's "Moustache."

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>